Why Visit Ardnamurchan?


Are you contemplating a trip to the hidden gem of Ardnamurchan? Check out our guide below to give you some inspiration to visit this beautiful area of Scotland.


Ardnamurchan has some fantastic scenery, from the heights of Ben Hiant to the many lochs and forests that dot the landscape.

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Many come here solely to see the diverse wildlife of the area. A great variety of birds make Ardnamurchan their home, including oyster catchers, merlins, and golden eagles. In addition, people come from all over just to see the red deer rut in autumn.


Ardnamurchan is a wonderful vacation spot for fishing enthusiasts, due to the many lochs in this area of Scotland. There are also lots of other outdoor pursuits you can try your hand at, including cycling, canoeing and kayaking.

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If you have an interest in Scottish history, you’ll find lots to investigate here. Mingary castle has been carefully restored in recent years, and is worth visiting if you want to learn about local history. It’s also worth seeing ‘Castle Tioram’, located just west of Acharacle.

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